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Final Steps in Achieving ISO 9001 Certification - Putting an ISO 9001 Quality Management System in place is manageable when done is stages. Clause 7 record keeping is extensive, and it makes sense to save it for the last phase.
ISO 9001 Clause 5 & 7 Leadership - Phase three if implementing an ISO system is as much about understanding and awareness as it is about creating new processes and documentation.
iso 9001 2015 corrective action process map What Is ISO Continual Improvement? - Implementing a ISO 9001 Quality Management System is more manageable when you break it down into phases. The second phase is putting continual improvement processes in place.
ISO QMS PDCA Creating ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Systems - Put in place a project plan to implement an ISO 9001 Quality Management System. Use the requirements to guide the process.
ISO 9001:2015 Transition Plan - ISO 9001:2015 Transition Plan is not that hard for those that are preforming Advanced Quality Planning (AQP) to address risk based thinking. ISO 9001:2015 changes include the numbering to the clauses,...
ISO 9001 2015 Changes - While previous changes to ISO 9001 varied in significance, the latest ISO 9001:2015 changes to the ISO 9001:2008 standard introduced some new important changes.
What is a Policy Manual? - A policy manual provides important information on company policies relating to business processes, employee expectations, and organizational standards for performance. A Policy Manual is used as a top level document...
Implementing Financial Controls - Implementing Financial Controls You may be familiar with the COSO (Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission) framework for internal control. COSO has received significant attention when referenced by...
IT Policies Deliver Better Results - Good IT Policies Deliver Better Results IT department managers say that an Computer & Information Technology Policies and Procedures Manual helps them with the volume of work standards that have mushroomed...
Critical Business Processes Critical Business Processes, Policies and Procedures - Critical Business Processes The Bizmanualz CEO Company Policies Procedures Manual Series is designed with your critical business processes in mind.  The nine business policies and procedures manuals in the series provide key departments within...
Top Financial Accounting Internal Controls - Top Ten Financial Accounting Internal Controls The CFO Financial Accounting Series provides a risk reducing framework of financial internal controls for the ten core accounting cycles — these cycles make up the accounting...
How to Write Accounting Policies and Procedures - Why are you Writing Accounting Policies and Procedures Manuals? Every company should document its accounting procedure process.  A well-designed and properly maintained system of accounting policies and procedures documentation enhances your accountability...
Business Policy Deployement What Is a Procedure? - A procedure is a way that you achieve consistent results.
Show Employees How to Accomplish Your Vision - Have you ever taken over new job only to find that the former manager had nothing documented? What if there was a disaster? What if a key person quit? Business...
Making Dinner Procedure How Much Detail Do Your Procedures Require? - Procedure details or when is enough, enough? Writers either put too much detail in a procedure and make their procedures too long and hard to use, or too little detail...
Planning for Quality What is Quality Planning? - Quality planning is how we plan to make a product (or deliver a service) correctly. Think of it as planning to make the perfect product (or deliver the perfect service)...
Work Instruction Process Map Standard Work Instructions Support - Are your standard work instructions out of date due to a significant changes in your accounting systems? Accounting policies and procedures Word document templates are available that can be used...
Document Control, How to Improve it - Document control is part of an effective system of internal controls, which is an essential requirement for compliance with standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 13485, ISO/TS 16949, ISO 22000,...
Reduce Document Control Audit Findings Document Control Audit Findings and How to Eliminate Them - Of all the types of findings a quality auditor can write up in an audit, Document Control Audit Findings are one of the most common. In this day and age, there’s...
Simple Fast Easy Policies Procedures, why is that so hard? - For years, writing policies, procedures and forms has been done in MS-Word. The final document is printed on paper and bound into a manual. If you have ever used a...
Doc Compliance Top 10 Ways Policies Procedures Software Saves You Money! - Using policy management software-as-a-service (SaaS) — like Bizmanualz “Onpolicy” — provides considerable money-saving advantages over document storage-and-retrieval methods that many businesses still use today. If you’re trying to decide if...
How Do You Train Employees on Procedures? - Here’s a scenario: A new employee has to be trained on a particular procedure. The person who normally conducts the training (the area supervisor) is unexpectedly out of the office...
Write Job Descriptions with Reasonable Accommodation - Writing Job Descriptions That Provide Reasonable Accommodation Start with an analysis of the job that determines the essential functions. Identify how a disability may affect the essential functions of the...
Writing Job Descriptions - How to Write Job Descriptions Writing Job Descriptions is easily learned. Job descriptions are prepared for all positions in the company to serve as an organizational aid for identifying and...
Bizmanualz Website Update - Bizmanualz Website Update Launched The Bizmanualz website has been updated to showcase all of the individual procedures, forms, and job descriptions available throughout the various manual products we have to offer.